Phillips head

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EtymologyEdit

From Phillips head screwdriver and Phillips head screw, by shortening; eponymous of Henry F. Phillips of Portland, OR, the inventor of the '+' shaped socket for screws.

NounEdit

Phillips head (plural Phillips heads)

  1. A screwdriver with a '+' shaped head for turning screws so socketed.
  2. A screw turned by such a screwdriver.

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Related termsEdit

  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • Phillips head screw

Coordinate termsEdit

  • flathead
  • hex head
  • TORX head
  • Robertson head
  • square head
  • flathead screw
  • flathead screwdriver
Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 07:09